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Sunday, May 19, 2019      5 comments

I need to be committed to my journey because: *I want to be active. *I want to participate in activities with my family. *I want to feel comfortable being in a photo. *I want to travel. I've always kept in the back of my mind ho... Read more
Monday, May 13, 2019      3 comments

I want to lose twenty pounds. Spark calculator says I could do this by July 22, 2019. In order to get there, I will: *Stay in my calorie range by planning my meals and sticking with the plan *Continue my cardio exercise, but add ST three... Read more
Stuck in a rut
Wednesday, May 08, 2019      4 comments

For the past month or so I've fallen on the wagon. I have been signing in and tracking nutrition and exercise, but nothing more. I'm not staying in my limits and I'm not making changes. Luckily, I've only gained 1.8 pounds. But I have ... Read more
What If Weight Measures Did Not Exist
Thursday, April 04, 2019      0 comments

If we didn't have ways to measure our weight or ranges we were told to be in, I know I would be healthy and happy: I would have energy and be active I would feel great about the way my clothes fit I would be comfortable sitting in... Read more
Wednesday, March 20, 2019      6 comments

Feeling over joyed today! emoticon I reached the 10% weight loss goal and my halfway mark all in the same we... Read more
Exercise Goal
Wednesday, February 27, 2019      1 comments

I would like to run a 5k. I have participated in them before, but never able to run them. Twice I have tried the C25K program. The first time I didn't make it half way. The second time, i made it to the last week, but did not finish. ... Read more
Learn to let things go...
Saturday, February 16, 2019      3 comments

I saw this on the community feed this morning. Talk about timing. I woke at 1am and tossed and turned until 330am. My mind was all over the place... Read more
Snow Day
Wednesday, February 13, 2019      5 comments

Got up at the usual time and stuck with my routine. My boyfriend would prefer I sleep in, but my circadian rhythm is going strong! I really enjoy getting up and doing my wake up workout. I also get a lot of my chores done. I would really... Read more
Saturday, February 09, 2019      3 comments

So my cloudy day blues from 2/7/19 has turned into a lethargic day. I'm starting to wonder if I'm coming down with something. The wind is brutal today so I have been fighting my need to walk. Then I saw this... ... Read more
Cloudy Day Blues
Thursday, February 07, 2019      1 comments

I'm feeling warn down today. I know I didn't get the best sleep last night and the sun seems to be hiding. Thinking about my last two weeks and all my small steps, I feel proud of what I have accomplished. My pants don't exactly feel to... Read more
The Sugar Film
Saturday, February 02, 2019      1 comments

I can definitely relate with the mood changes and manic state feeling when I'm not eating well. When I do cut back on sugar and carbs, the first couple days are really hard. I feel sick, grouchy, and quickly irrational. I also feel that my an... Read more
Meal Planning Puzzle
Friday, February 01, 2019      1 comments

I have tried meal planning for a week and making my list and then shopping. I get to the list and main ingredients aren't on sale and I refuse to pay full price for some items. So that plan goes out the window. I have tried shopping and then ... Read more
A lifetime, not a season
Tuesday, January 29, 2019      3 comments

Applying the small changes for a better life philosophy has really brought the optimism out in me. I don't feel overwhelmed. Every little step has brou... Read more
Tuesday, January 22, 2019      4 comments

I opened my Spark account Sunday night. Since then, I have read some articles, participated in the premium coaching, and walked through some of the pages. The main idea that sticks out from all of this is small steps. I know what my long ... Read more